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Salamanca Destination Guide

Touring Salamanca in Spain

Salamanca in the region of Castille and León with its 155,619 citizens is located in Spain - some 109 mi or ( 175 km ) West of Madrid , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Salamanca

Time in Salamanca is now 09:25 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Madrid " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Lisbon, Talavera de la Reina, Porto, Zamora, and Villaverde de Guarena. Being here already, consider visiting Lisbon . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Salamanca ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Timelapse Salamanca 2012

3:09 min by bigotefilms
Views: 21134 Rating: 4.94

Spot Promocional de la ciudad de Salamanca a través de un timelapse que, a través de más de 6.000 fotos, nos invita a recorrer sus lugares más emblemáticos y característicos. Con el lema: ¿Aún no has ..

Salamanca, Spain: Bull Boards to Tuna Bands

3:08 min by RickSteves
Views: 16845 Rating: 4.88

Immerse yourself in the high and vast plateau of central Spain. Visit the sunny, sandstone city of Salamanca and the finest square in spain — Plaza Mayor. Savor some of Europe's best people-watching a ..

What NOT to Say in Spain

2:53 min by booshoe37
Views: 9913 Rating: 4.91

I'm not good at making friends in foreign countries. I say weird things. Make me feel better by being my friend! XD Facebook: T-Shirts: Tumblr stuckina ..

Monumentos de Salamanca (España).

2:21 min by charritos4ever
Views: 5637 Rating: 5.00

Breve recorrido por los monumentos más emblemáticos de la ciudad de Salamanca(España). Brief tour for the most emblematic monuments of the city of Salamanca(Spain). ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Pontifical University of Salamanca

The Pontifical University of Salamanca is a private, catholic university, located in Salamanca, Spain, and campus in Salamanca and Madrid.

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Located at 40.96 -5.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Educational institutions established in 1940, Pontifical Universities, Roman Catholic universities and colleges in Spain, Universities in Castile and León

New Cathedral, Salamanca

The New Cathedral is, together with the Old Cathedral, one of the two cathedrals of Salamanca, Spain. It was constructed between the 16th in and 18th centuries in two styles: late Gothic and Baroque. Building began in 1513 and the cathedral was consecrated in 1733. It was commissioned by Ferdinand V of Castile of Spain. It was declared a national monument by royal decree in 1887.

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Located at 40.96 -5.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Salamanca, Cathedrals in Spain, Churches in Castile and León

University of Salamanca

The University of Salamanca (Spanish: Universidad de Salamanca) is a Spanish higher education institution, located in the town of Salamanca, west of Madrid, in the autonomous community of Castilla and León. It was founded in 1134 and given the Royal charter of foundation by King Alfonso IX in 1218. It is the oldest founded university in Spain and the third oldest European university in continuous operations.

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Located at 40.96 -5.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 1218 establishments, Coimbra Group, Educational institutions established in the 13th century, Kingdom of León, Public universities, Renaissance architecture in Spain, Universities in Castile and León, University of Salamanca

Kingdom of León

The Kingdom of León was an independent kingdom situated in the northwest region of the Iberian Peninsula. It was founded in AD 910 when the Christian princes of Asturias along the northern coast of the peninsula shifted their capital from Oviedo to the city of León. The County of Portugal separated to become the independent Kingdom of Portugal in 1139 and the eastern, inland part of León was joined to the Kingdom of Castile in 1230.

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Located at 40.98 -5.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 1301 disestablishments, Former countries in Europe, Former monarchies of Europe, Kingdom of León, Reconquista, States and territories established in 910

Santa Marta de Tormes

Santa Marta de Tormes (Saint Martha upon Tormes) is a municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile and León, on the outskirts of the capital Salamanca, located only 3 kilometres away. It has a population of 21,045 people.

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Located at 40.95 -5.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Municipalities in the Province of Salamanca, Populated places in the Province of Salamanca